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United Way of Southwest Virginia fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia because they are the building blocks for a good quality of life.

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Wired Differently (part 4)

Wired Differently (part 4)

Online Course

Duration: 36 minutes

Price: FREE

Course Description

Although awareness of Sensory Processing Disorder(SPD) is increasing as more and more individuals who struggle with these challenges are identified, there are still many people who are not familiar with the effects of the disorder.

This presentation takes a closer look at what SPD looks like, especially in children. You will learn more about the signs and symptoms, effective strategies and accommodations, tips for communication. Take a closer look at everyday life with Sensory Processing Disorder and how to help individuals thrive in their environments”

About the Instructor

Susan Patrick, Ph.D.

Susan Patrick, Ph.D.

Joining the team in 2020 as the Interim Director of Childhood Success, Dr. Susan Patrick is a Southwest Virginia native with over 25 years experience working in the field of...

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